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Stories with place: Dublin
  • Ireland's County Wicklow: Wilderness and grand houses 
    Updated: Oct-06-15 10:15 am

    WICKLOW, Ireland - The road winds across the spine of the mountains, past a seemingly endless wilderness of heather-covered bogs, lakes, waterfalls, pine forests and trails.

  • Irish playwright Brian Friel, famed for 'Lughnasa,' dies story has photos
    Updated: Oct-02-15 3:33 pm

    DUBLIN - Brian Friel distrusted the reliability of mere facts. Ireland's greatest playwright of his generation, who died Friday at the age of 86, spent much of his life trying to convey the deeper truths of our existence - of a world filled with compelling fictions constructed by people, families and whole nations.

  • Questions and answers about migrant crisis border issues 
    Updated: Sep-18-15 2:25 pm

    BRUSSELS - The movement of tens of thousands of people toward Western Europe is overwhelming border authorities from Greece through the Balkans to Hungary and Slovenia.

  • Irish clothing retailer Primark opens 1st US store in Boston 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 2:27 pm

    BOSTON - Irish clothing retailer Primark, which specializes in trendy, low-priced apparel, opened its first U.S. location Thursday in an historic building that once housed one of Boston's most venerable department stores.

  • Microsoft seeks to block US from accessing email overseas 
    Updated: Sep-09-15 5:30 pm

    NEW YORK - Microsoft got a chilly reaction from a federal appeals court Wednesday to its claims that the United States should not be able to touch data it stores for customers overseas.